Church of San Miguel de Bárcena

Tineo, Spain

The Church of the Monastery of San Miguel de Bárcena (Spanish: Iglesia del Monasterio de San Miguel) is a church located in Bárcena del Monasterio, Tineo, Asturias, Spain.

The current building, formerly the church of the Monastery of San Miguel de Bárcena, dates from the 13th century. A 16th-century chapel is located on the building's north side. There is a vestry and small domed apsidioles. Part of the building contains Romanesque architecture, and another Pre-Romanesque. Its foundation is a reconstruction of an existing old building. The interior is decorated with wall paintings from the 16th century.

A stone funerary inscription dates to the year 1003.

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Founded: 13th century
Category: Religious sites in Spain

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Javier Asturcon (2 years ago)
Beautiful Hermitage located in the town of San Pedro de Calleras that we visited making the hiking route of the Hoces del Esva.
Yolanda García (2 years ago)
Beautiful and simple church with a small prerromatic window
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